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AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 1
2015

AFAR Grantee Conference

The purpose of the Grantee Conference is to bring AFAR grantees together to share information and ideas, explore the challenges they share, and create opportunities for future collaborations. The conferences also give the grantees - most of whom are in the early stages of their careers - an especially appreciated chance to spend time in the company of senior scientists and policy makers in the area of aging research. This year’s Conference will be very special as the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The second day of the conference will be held jointly…


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Partner Opportunity: Call for Applications for AGS-NIA Sleep Conference

Jun 1
2015

Partner Opportunity: Call for Applications for AGS-NIA Sleep Conference

Joint AGS-NIA Conference on Sleep: Application Now Available "Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Aging: New Avenues for Improving Brain Health, Physical Health, and Functioning"—the second in a three-part series of U13 Bedside-to-Bench Conferences—will be held October 4-6 in Bethesda, MD. Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the American Geriatrics Society, the conference will provide attendees across multiple disciplines with opportunities to learn about cutting-edge research, participate in creating recommendations for future research, and network with colleagues and leaders in the field. Click here for more information, and make sure to submit your application by…


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Partner Event: American Aging Association 44th Annual Meeting

May 29
2015

Partner Event: American Aging Association 44th Annual Meeting

Meeting: Aging and Geroscience:  New Approaches to Old Problems - May 30 - June 1, 2015 Pre-Meeting: The Geroscience Initiative:  Challenges and New Perspectives - May 29, 2015 In May 2015, the AGE meeting: Aging and Geroscience: New Approaches to Old Problems will be held in Marina Del Rey, CA. The meeting will include leading aging researchers from the UK, Japan, Canada and the US. This meeting will cover exciting new topics in aging research. For more information about the program, registration, and the call for abstracts visit the American Aging Association's website here.    


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Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

May 14
2015

Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

On May 14, 2015 the National Research Council of Italy will be host the expo entitled “Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist.” For more information about this event please visit the National Research Council of Italy’s website here. Nutrition is a key ingredient to living a healthier, longer life.  Visit our educational resource, InfoAging.org for best nutrition practices to promote healthy aging, carefully edited by AFAR experts.


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Webinar:

May 5
2015

Webinar: "ReFraming Aging: Understanding and Changing the Way Americans Think about Aging - Conversations with Grantmakers in Aging”

Wednesday May 5, 2:00 pm EST AFAR, along with seven of our colleague national aging organizations, recently commissioned research about how the public views older adults in this country.  The FrameWorks Institute compared what experts say about older adults to what the public perceives to be true.  There are profound differences, with deep implications for the way we need to communicate about aging services and policies. Please join a webinar to to learn more about this research on what the public believes about older people. The webinar is free of charge and open to all, but you must register in…


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